China’s exports grew by 29.9 per cent in 2021, year on year, while imports increased by 30.1 per cent over the same period. Photo: AFP
China’s exports grew by 29.9 per cent in 2021, year on year, while imports increased by 30.1 per cent over the same period. Photo: AFP
China trade

China trade: exporters poised to maintain short-term growth amid Omicron, but downside risks threaten full 2022 outlook

  • China’s trade surplus with the United States and the rest of the world increased to record levels in 2021 despite geopolitical tensions and supply-chain disruptions
  • Analysts say global coronavirus restrictions could continue to benefit China’s shipments of electronics and pandemic-related items in the coming months

Topic |   China trade
China’s exports grew by 29.9 per cent in 2021, year on year, while imports increased by 30.1 per cent over the same period. Photo: AFP
China’s exports grew by 29.9 per cent in 2021, year on year, while imports increased by 30.1 per cent over the same period. Photo: AFP

Corrected [3:23pm, 17 Jan, 2022]

  • [3:23pm, 17 Jan, 2022]

    In the second paragraph, China's trade surplus with the rest of the world was corrected from US$67.64 billion toUS$676.43 billion

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